What's New at FWHP

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Fort William Historic Site2017 Whats New Banners - Historic ToursHistoric Site tours available reservation, call 807-473-2344 to book today!

David Thompson Astronomical Observatory
2017 Whats New Banners - Explore the StarsAstronomical experiences available by reservation in November. In December, astronomical experiences are available every Friday & Saturday, 7pm-9pm.

Ignite the Fort
2017 Whats New Banners - IgniteCelebrate the holiday season at Fort William Historical Park's Ignite the Fort on December 7th and 8th from 1pm-6pm . This family-friendly event will kindle your holiday spirit with plenty of fun seasonal activities. Following Ignite the Fort, the festivities continue with the Star of Bethlehem event at the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory.

New Year's Eve Family Frolic
2018 Whats New Banners - New Years Eve Family FrolicRing in the New Year at Fort William Historical Park on December 31st from 6pm-10pm. Enjoy a family-friendly evening filled with indoor and outdoor activities, games and live entertainment. The celebrations will culminate with a dazzling fireworks display in the Main Square.

Voyageur Winter Carnival
2020-VWC-BannerA weekend of winter fun awaits the whole family at Fort William Historical Park’s Voyageur Winter Carnival on Family Day Weekend - February 15th, 16th & 17th, 2020 from 10am-5pm daily.

Ice Dragon Boat Challenge
IDB Website HeaderThe action heats up at Fort William Historical Park this February 15th, 16th & 17th with the debut of the Ice Dragon Challenge! The thrill of competition will take over the frozen Kaministiquia River as teams race in specially designed dragon boats sporting ice blades propelled by up to 10 paddlers with ice pick paddles.
Register your team today! Team registration closes Janaury 24th, 2020 at 4pm. Two team categories available: Youth (ages 12-17) and Adult (18+)

2017 Whats New Banners - WeddingsBook your dream wedding at Fort William Historical Park! Voted the “Best Place to Get Married,” Fort William Historical Park offers Thunder Bay’s most unique and picturesque ceremony, reception and photography locations year-round.

Meetings and Conferences
2017 Whats New Banners - MeetingsConsider holding your next meeting, conference or social gathering at Fort William Historical Park. We offer world-class facilities and catering services, and a selection of venues to accommodate large and small gatherings.

Karnival on the Kam Fireworks Show Video
2017 Karnival on the Kam Poster-Web-BannerWatch Canada's largest fireworks show, Preserving the Past While Building the Future, which took place in July 2017 at Fort William Historical Park's Karnival on the Kam.